Tag: Public health

Chikwe IheakweazuOctober 1, 2018

A homecoming: My visit to Liberia’s new National Public Health Institute

In May 2015, a few months after my experience as part of the Ebola outbreak response team in Liberia, I ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 16, 2017

Opinion: 5 key things to know about the Monkeypox outbreak

by Dr Charles-Davies Omiete If you have been following the news, it has been a few weeks since a rare ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 16, 2017

Fisayo Soyombo: Zahra and Aisha Buhari as fashionable Aso Rock Clinic critics

by ‘Fisayo Soyombo   There are the Buharis who are not Buharists. Credit to Nasir el-Rufai, the most recent and ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 14, 2017

Opinion: Reversing Nigeria’s deplorable water, sanitation and hygiene situation

by Jide Ojo Three weeks ago, precisely from September 20 – 22, I was at Yankari Game Reserve for a ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 27, 2017

Mercy Abang: Jail Time or Death— Pregnant women in Nigeria face unlikely sentence in hospitals

by Mercy Abang Mrs Audu, 33, had just given birth to her first child at the Asokoro General Hospital. She ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 1, 2017

Opinion: Conquering the debilitating menace of sickle cell in Nigeria

by Gideon Arinze   Until the government steps up measures to tackle sickle cell, it will continue to ravage the ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 29, 2017

Open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari: Urgent message on the state of Healthcare in Nigeria

by Jammie Drummond Your Excellency, After the signing of the Appropriation Act on 12th June 2017, the Nigerian Health Sector ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 23, 2017

Opinion: Wo! The Federal Ministry of Health must be drunk on its self-importance

by Micheal Ace I have said it countless times and I will repeat it: Nigeria has lost the moon while ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 21, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Kogi as Nigeria’s health metaphor

by Pius Adesanmi The scenarios 1) A public health disaster in Kogi state this past week claimed scores of lives. ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 12, 2017

Opinion: Stemming soaring cases of mental illness in Nigeria

by Jide Ojo So many strange things are happening in Nigeria today that give goose pimples. Often times, I ask ...

EzinneAugust 10, 2017

The Thread: “3 health workers have been infected” | Is Ambode sleeping on this Lassa fever matter?

By no means a quiet PDP member, Demola Olarewaju is berating the current APC-led government for not doing enough to ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 1, 2017

Reuben Abati: Of herbal healing, spirituality and public health

by Reuben Abati The other week, July 20 to be precise, I was the reviewer of an important book on ...

Op-ed EditorApril 29, 2017

Opinion: The growing problem of untreated dementia in our elders

by Tony Ogunlowo   Just recently a picture of a half-naked elderly woman surrounded by a lynch mob appeared online ...

Op-ed EditorApril 27, 2017

Opinion: Let’s talk about communicable diseases and dirty notes

by Adenekan John Are you a Nigerian resident not locked away from the everyday realities on the streets? Do you ...

April 10, 2014

‘It decreases your cancer risk’: 19 benefits of getting your body in shape

by Sarah Klien Even without a clinical diagnosis, working out will lift your spirits. Whether or not you find the ...

April 16, 2013

‘Ola Ndi Igbo’: How to celebrate the best of our own

by Nkiru Okpareke Realizing that we stood on the shoulders of some giants to get to where we are, we ...

March 23, 2012

Kathleen Ndongmo: This unhealthy burden (YNaija Frontpage)

  Public health has to be the responsibility of public administrators.  A government that forces its citizens to fester in ...

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